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PBS
Jan 9, 2013 6:30pm PST
is a big election year in germany. chancellor angela merkel is in a strong position to win another four years in power. >> but if her conservative christian democrats come out on top, they will likely be forming a new government without their current liberal ftp coalition partners. on wednesday, merkel held her first cabinet meeting of the new year, and some of the faces seen here may not be around in 2014. although her conservative party has been gaining in the polls, the free democrats are under intense pressure. unless there numbers improve, they could be out of the bundestag after the election. >> with so much at stake and with all the parties gearing up for the battle at the ballot, we bring you this special report on what we can expect in the coming months. >> who will be the next tenant of the german chancellery? the election campaign is gathering pace. eight months remain to win over voters. angela merkel is hoping to lead conservatives to a third term in office. peer steinbrueck wants to unseat her, but the former finance minister faces a huge challenge. angela merkel's approva
PBS
Jan 11, 2013 6:30pm PST
in the latest poll by the biggest broadcaster. the 55% of the electorate would back angela merkel compared to 30% for the competitor. merkel's ratings are up and the competitor down 9%. the social democrats were hoping the election would turn them to government, but the numbers do not add up. asked about the level of competence, they give angela merkel top marks. previous the one of the most unpopular populations is now ahead. the leader of the free democratic party says they are just that 17%. it is a strong start to the year for angela merkel. despite concerns the ftp may not make it back, she now has her main rival firmly on their back foot. >> of course we are concerned, but i have been around awhile and i have seen this sort of thing before. it used a confidence, you can get out of these situations. >> the social democrats are trying to play down the polling numbers, but there is a feverish discussion on how to get the campaign back on track. >> for more on this now, we're joined bywhat issues are they lo focus on in order to win? >> they will focus on the good old fashioned a social issues
KCSMMHZ
Jan 30, 2013 2:30pm PST
-- investments and development aid, but wt he got i fear from his perspective from angela merkel was a cold shoulder. effectively, the chancellor told him to go back home and put his house in order, and also in terms of providing a stable backdrop, a stable framework. after all, until not long ago, as many as 1 million german tourists were going to egypt each and every year. another interesting point -- it is a fact that the imf has promised to grant egypt a loan worth $4.8 billion. the loan has been put on hold, but today, i have the feeling reading between the lines that president morsi and angela merkel will put in a good word. perhaps a boost their. >> what other words did angela merkel have for? >> she said the egyptian president had committed itself to a two-state solution for israel and palestinians, which i suppose is good news. she did broach a subject of commons that has emerged that he has made in recent times but israel and the jewish state, very controversial comments. he called on the egyptian people to "nurse our children and grandchildren on hatred for jews and scientists."
LINKTV
Jan 20, 2013 2:00pm PST
and it could be angela merkel's christian democratic union or it could be the greens and social democrats. this is a bellwether region. this has farmers, big industry, europe's biggest automaker, volkswagen is located here. the religious split is catholic and protestant. what happens here is will what happened across the country generally speaking. that is why angela merkel made seven campaign stops here along with david mcallister, the christian democratic premier in this region, and that is why she is watching the results so closely. but the results so far is that we don't know who is going to win. >> is it a real indicator of what might happen to angela merkel and her party in the upcoming national elections or how she got time to turn things around? >> i need you would be simplistic to say whatever comes out of the accounting here will be what will be real large in the federal election in eight months. however, the breakthrough by the free democratic party which was basically a political zombie -- political commentators have been calling it the walking dead. it bounced back up to 10%
KCSMMHZ
Jan 24, 2013 2:30pm PST
political union, then it is not for him and not for britain. >> german chancellor angela merkel has chosen her words very carefully, responding at the world economic forum in davos by voicing conditional optimism as far as europe's future goes. she says that patience is needed for structural reforms to take effect. >> she has also called for more regulation of the finance industry to avoid more turbulence, a point of contention with britain. both agree that competitiveness is the key, but how to go about that is the big question. >> david cameron brought his message with him to the swiss alps. in his address to the world leaders in doubles, he repeated his demands for big changes to the u.s. and britain's relationship to it -- in his address to world leaders in davos. >> i'm not just proposing change for britain. i'm proposing change for europe. we are falling behind in the world, over regulating businesses, adding to much to their costs, and leaving our citizens behind. >> after cameron, all eyes turned to the german chancellor. angela merkel reacted cautiously. she avoided confrontation
KCSMMHZ
Jan 28, 2013 2:30pm PST
angela merkel for her job later this year? the spd have their candidate. they want to send him into the campaign with winning issues. his party has been meeting this week just outside of berlin to set the party program for the general election scheduled to take place in september. our reporter, peter craven, attended the spd conference. he joins us now from the studio in the city center. the democrats have had success in a local election and could possibly be poised to knock angela merkel off her throne, so to speak. what are the chances? >> there is a bullish mood in potsdam. it has a lot to do with the election victory in lower saxony. it was part -- in part because they have strong elysian partners. -- coalition partners. that is a bit of a plus -- strategic fuss. the man they want to send into the ring to challenge angela merkel, peer steinbrueck, he has had his back against the wall not too long ago because of the indiscreet comments he made, also because of his extracurricular activities on the lecturing circuit, earning hundreds of thousands of euros. it was very controv
LINKTV
Jan 18, 2013 2:00pm PST
that could be a preview of national elections. >> in lower saxony, angela merkel's conservatives are hoping to stay in power, but the coalition partners they depend on, the free democrats, could be too weak to help keep them there. >> the opposition social democrats have been crashing in opinion polls as their chancellor candidate moves from one gaffe to another. here's more. >> angela merkel on the campaign trail in lower saxony -- it is a regional election that has taken on national significance. all the parties want to build momentum ahead of the election in the fall. angela merkel gave the christian democrat incumbent a glowing endorsement. >> he is a great state premier, so please do everything you can to make sure david mcalester can stay on sunday. i can continue my work for lower saxony. i can continue to serve lower saxony. together with my team, together with my delegates. >> it is an election that could seal the fate of the deputy chancellor i of his free democrats fail to into the legislature, as polls suggest -- if his free democrats failed to enter the legislature, as polls su
CNBC
Jan 21, 2013 4:00am EST
a stunning victory in lower saxony secured with the victory of just one seat. support for angela merkel's christian democrats fell by 657 percentage points, but the chance ler herself continues to ride high on opinion polls. for more on what all of this means, silvia wadhwa is here to join us on set. good morning to you. i guess, is this -- this is being presented as a blow to angela merkel or at least to her party. but given there's just a one-seat differential in the outcome, is that too strong? >> yes, it is. i think that there are two trends here. one trend is that both major parties, the social democrats and angela merkel are not really on a winning streak. they both have problems. the social democratic contender, the federal elections, is thinking fast or has been over the past two weeks of the popularity threshold and angela merkel has been riding and both of their parties are dithering. the sbc slightly inching higher and the sdu inching lower and they're both losing ground in a grander scale. it's the small parties that are the winners, definitely the green wes a record high of
LINKTV
Jan 5, 2013 6:00am PST
is an election year in germany. angela merkel is riding high in the polls with her first coalition partners -- her first coalition partners could lose their place in the partner and -- in the parliament this year. and to the social democrat challenger composite failed to connect with the countries are far. -- the social democratic challenger has failed to connect with the country so far. >> angela merkel attended an event with a group of children dressed up as the three kings. she can afford to relax. she has great popularity with the voters there. >> we want a good government to continue in this wonderful state. that is only possible with david kowt -- david mcallister as premier. >> the social democrat needs a good result to boost his campaign. his reason, that the chancellor's wages are too low has gone down well with the voters, but has told the state and he can do better. >> i'm going to do things a little differently than usual. sometimes i'm too long winded and boring. and sometimes my comments need explanation. >> and then there is the fdp and its leader. there's a lot riding on the
PBS
Dec 31, 2012 6:30pm PST
, they will be reaching full capacity. >> in just a moment, we will be hearing from chancellor angela merkel in her new year's message. >> first, a look at other stories making headlines around the world. the turkish prime minister has told all loans assyrian refugees the other countries on the brink of a new beginning. they will be replacing president assaad. he was joined by the head of the leader of the opposition coalition. turkey has taken on 150,000 syrian refugees. >> at least 16 people have been killed and 76 injured in a series of bomb attacks across iraq. they mainly targeted government officials and police. seven people were killed south of the capital, baghdad. >> india remains in morning two days after the death of a woman who's a gang rape earlier this month shocked the country. many hotels and clubs have closed down in respect of the woman. the rate and death triggered widespread demonstrations. >> rescue teams in colombia are searching for survivors after this varied parts of a road. they believed 20 people may be trapped under the road and there are unconfirmed reports of at least two
CNBC
Jan 8, 2013 4:00am EST
for the austerity measures as angela merkel gives up -- for election. >>> and aig just finished off paying off its massive bailout, but the company is now weighing on whether to sue the u.s. government over that very rescue. >> now 2013. >> it's been so long. how long has it been? >> months. >> better make the most of it, though. >> two days. >> yeah. two days. >> then it's onward. >> anyway, look, we're here. i still don't know what time zone and country i'm in. >> there was snow, right? >> there was. it was beautiful. >> on today's show, we hone in on samsung in seoul. i'm all frufterred because you're back. the electronic giant will expand its lead over apple this year. >> and we've got our chips in. and we'll head out to las vegas for the latest on the consumer electronics show. >> the trade deficit widens to its largest level in five years. >> and we'll get the latest from wall street on just how happy a new year bankers are likely to have. >> i hope it's not that happy. some will be okay. generally speaking. >>> now, the greek prime minister anthony samaras is in germany to discuss angela me
LINKTV
Jan 19, 2013 6:00am PST
in german politics with a major regional election taking place in lower sacks any on sunday. angela merkel and the struggling partner of the free democrats against the opposition social democrats and allies and everyone will be looking for pointers in which chancellor merkel will be trying to win a third term in office. >> hanover mayor is determined to unseat the incumbent. >> we are very, very close to a change of government here in lower sacks any. now let's get to work we won't give this away anymore. let's get out and fight, dear friends. >> the local democrats have sent in party these win over undecided voters. >> he will win together with the greens and that's a good thing. peek in lower saxoni worked well together. >> simple messages and fame otherwise faces are also the strategy. angela merkel made several appearances for david mcalister. >> he is a great state premiere so, do all you can do to ensure david can say i can continue to serve lower saxony together with my team. together with my delegates, thank you. >> polls say it's still an open race. a lot hinges on whether the jun
LINKTV
Jan 16, 2013 2:00pm PST
angela merkel, pmeanwhile, met with the president of ivory coast. he is also the current chairman of echoes. they agreed the situation is serious. >> i think we are under great time pressure here. germany views security in the region as part of its own security. terror in northern mali is not threat to africa. it is a threat to europe as well. >> merkel realizes that a tough fight lies ahead for mali, and she says germany will consider requests for future support. france, for its part, plans to triple its current troop level. >> a short while ago, we spoke with someone from the german think tank the friedrich ebert foundation. she is in bamako. we asked what the situation was like there. >> the situation is calm, normal. everyday life continues. people go to work. they go shopping. however, there are, of course [indiscernible] after the intervention on, cup. everyone is taking some precautions. there are more police. there is a higher police presence on the street. >> the french intervention has the full backing of the u.n. security council, but how do the people in mali feel abou
LINKTV
Jan 19, 2013 2:00pm PST
by the opposition. that is a predicament faced by the german chancellor angela merkel. why she cares so much about this race. she made seven campaign appearances with mcalister. what happened in lower saxony is said to be a dress rehearsal for the general election in september because the free democrats are doing dismally on the national stage. voters here care about regional issues first and foremost. >> social issues are important. we have families with nurseries, infrastructure, education, jobs. we don't want the jobs to leave the region. >> the main opposition party, the social democrats, is led by a potential coalition with the green party, in a dead heat with mcalister's coalition. there will be a cliffhanger of an election in lower saxony, for david mcalister and angela merkel. >>> and the united kingdom, heavy snow has caused widespread power disruption with more than 4000 flights grounded at heathrow. there were similar disruptions in france. winter conditions have prompted severe weather warnings. opel road accidents have happened, including a bus crash. >>> the u.s. president has begun
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
about the relationship with angela merkel of germany who put a tremendous amount of her own personal credibility on the line to help prop up the currency? >> well, you know, britain has long brideeled-- bridled under the rules that accompany its membership in the european unionment and david cameron has been hinting that the price of staying might be negotiating a better deal for his country in some of the areas that the european union governs. >> well, angela merkel and other european politicians in response have said, wait a minute, britain can't work out os own special deal. there's long been grumbling on the continent about britain's trying to tug against the reigns that hold it to the continent. angela merkel is being credited this week in davous with saving the joint european currency, some of the economists who predicted last year during last year's conference that the euro was not long for the world and that greece would certainly be out of the currency r now conceding that greece is probably in to stay and that the euro is probably in to stay as well. but it is at no small c
PBS
Jan 25, 2013 5:30pm PST
the reigns that hold it to the continent. angela merkel is being credited this week in davous with saving the joint european currency, some of the economists who predicted last year during last year's conference that the euro was not long for the world and that greece would certainly be out of the currency r now conceding that greece is probably in to stay and that the euro is probably in to stay as well. but it is at no small cost to angela merkel and her party. >> help put this in perspective. in your blog post yesterday you were writing about the sentiment response from george sorros, big time investor as well as mohamed el arian who runs a large investment fund. >> george sorros was one of the people who earlier-- ear on id tat the european union had designed the currency badly. and that its weaknesses would probably become evident. he felt that he had been vindicated when the economic crisis hit both north america and europe and suddenly the governments of european countries in the eurozone had to step in and guarantee all kinds of loans. weakening the currency. sorros says that ange
CBS
Jan 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
the relationship with angela merkel of germany who put a tremendous amount of her own personal credibility on the line to help prop up the currency? >> well, you know britain has long brideeled-- bridled under the rules that accompany its membership in the european unionment and david cameron has been hinting that the price of staying might be negotiating a better deal for his country in some of the areas that the european union governs. >> well angela merkel and other european politicians in response have said, wait a minute britain can't work out os own special deal. there's long been grumbling on the continent about britain's trying to tug against the reigns that hold it to the continent. angela merkel is being credited this week in davous with saving the joint european currency some of the economists who predicted last year during last year's conference that the euro was not long for the world and that greece would certainly be out of the currency r now conceding that greece is probably in to stay and that the euro is probably in to stay as well. but it is at no small cost to angela me
LINKTV
Jan 12, 2013 2:30pm PST
in the two weeks' time. angela merkel says unions have played an important role in overcoming the financial crisis by keeping the jobless rate low. she made the comments while attending the german trade association conference. she had criticism for the association. it is pushing for higher pay and a minimum wage. that proposal has not been popular with german employers. >> his company in berlin and makes machine housing. he employs about 150 people. he rejects the german labor federation's demand for a minimum wage. he says the government should not be involved in determining what labor costs. >> we need to preserve the cost of the labor market for employers and employees. employers three industry associations. it has worked well for decades. >> the unions counter that the wages paid in some sectors are not enough to live on. they want a minimum wage. >> that would help many people improve their situation and improve the political situation across germany. it is no panacea. it is the minimum that people can get by on. >> the labor federation is concerned about europe's debt crisis. it is ca
CNBC
Jan 22, 2013 4:00am EST
eisenhower. the french and german parliaments will meet in berlin. but with relations between angela merkel and francois hollande being what they are, laland has labeled today's festival a festival of hypocrisy. what do you make of it? >> well, i mean, maybe that's overly cynical. certainly the relationship between the more conservative christian democrat angela merkel and the socialist francois hollande is less than cordial, less than warm hearted. they come from different sides of the political spectrum. but the bottom line is, we've had this over 50 years many times before. usually relationships between new french premieres and old german chancellors or the other way around are -- i wouldn't say frosty, but a little bit distant and then they grow with each other and at the end of the day, it's about business and not about warm-hearted relationships between politicians. and at the end of the day, push comes to shove, whether it's in paris or berlin, politicians and indeed the people involved have long decided if we want to survive in the global markets and not only in the markets, but in
CSPAN
Jan 21, 2013 6:30pm EST
in the subject of lipstick manufacturing, they were approached by angela merkel of germany who looked eager to greet in newest member the g8. president romney appeared at her briefly and then said, your aunt? [laughter] your mother or quarks? >> this is angela merkel, chancellor of the federal republic of germany. chancellor merkel looked taken aback. when she regained her composure, she said to romney, i know you'll have much to add a debt crisis of the euro zone, mr. president. present from a letter the german chancellor up-and-down. i'd say you go about 140 kimber take five pounds. [laughter] am i in the ballpark? [laughter] chancellor merkel, hoping she might misunderstand the president said i believe -- excuse me, i believe the future of the euro will dominate our discussions in the coming days. the city that is more bridges than any other city in the world is pittsburgh, pennsylvania romney said. congratulations. congratulations to pittsburgh, chancellor merkel last? president romney thought for a moment. now, just congratulations. stephen harper, prime minister of canada china group
LINKTV
Jan 14, 2013 2:00pm PST
information. angela merkel's christian democrats have criticized the proposals saying they won't work, and accusing the other party of electioneering. the most of what has been suggested is nonsense. -- >> most of what has been suggested is nonsense. >> the spd back to the policy of state government buying cd's. they managed to retrieve millions in lost tax revenues. >> now to an austrian actor who only shot to stardom just a few years ago. thanks to director 1 quentin tarantino, he accepted a golden globes. >> he wowed audiences. >> it was the second global blow -- golden globe for christoph waltz. he knew who to thank. >> my indebtedness to you knows no bounds. >> in "django unchained," he plays a bounty hunter who freeze a slave, intending to make him his partner on the road -- who frees a slave, intending to make him his partner on the road. >> and arnold schwarzenegger handed out this award. >> i never thought it handed an award in hollywood by an austrian. >> "amour" tells the moving story of a married couple in paris, both retired music teachers. when she has a heart attack one
LINKTV
Jan 17, 2013 2:00pm PST
. >> thanks for that. >> it is election year here in germany. this september, angela merkel will bid for another four years running the country, and this weekend, there's an early test for her coalition. >> ahead of that, merkel and her government have been touting their economic credentials today in parliament. their message -- while growth is slowing this year, germany has weathered the euro crisis pretty well. >> merkel is counting on that message winning the day both this weekend and in september, but the opposition has other ideas. >> with an important state election coming up this weekend in lower saxony, the campaign rhetoric is getting hotter. reporting on the condition of germany's economy, the economics minister was keen to take as much credit as possible for record employment numbers, rising income, and falling debt. >> it is no accident that our economy is in good shape. it is no accident that new jobs are being created every day. they were created by the efforts of the german people, but they were also created by this governing coalition from >> but the opposition social
PBS
Jan 17, 2013 6:30pm PST
in germany. this september, angela merkel will bid for another four years running the country, and this weekend, there's an early test for her coalition. >> ahead of that, merkel and her government have been touting their economic credentials today in parliament. their message -- while growth is slowing this year, germany has weathered the euro crisis pretty well. >> merkel is counting on that message winning the day both this weekend and in september, but the opposition has other ideas. >> with an important state election coming up this weekend in lower saxony, the campaign rhetoric is getting hotter. reporting on the condition of germany's economy, the economics minister was keen to take as much credit as possible for record employment numbers, rising income, and falling debt. >> it is no accident that our economy is in good shape. it is no accident that new jobs are being created every day. they were created by the efforts of the german people, but they were also created by this governing coalition from >> but the opposition social democrats promptly pounced on the economic
SFGTV2
Jan 18, 2013 7:00pm PST
and angela merkel have a tax on currency transactions that would bring in $350 billion a year. some of my heroes are the nurses of this country. national nurses united heal america. tax-loss >>> there are a slew -- tax on wall street. there are a slew of good things that 1%ers are for. >> he is not really offering of a lot. >> he is talking about being taxed less than his assistant. there is a group of patriotic millionaires. it is the belief that you owe backe to a country that has helped to make you what you are. steve jobs -- we had a tough column in the last issue. it was tough not about apple labor practices in china. here you had a man of great wealth was talking about cutting taxes and never really gave of his philanthropic wealth. poor bill gates, he gets nailed for being so square. you can disagree with some things. but he is out there. >> all of them out there now came a little late to the party. they got very rich, very young. i wanted to leave some time for audience questions. i have not read more questions from the audience because they are also good. usually it is the guy wi
LINKTV
Jan 6, 2013 2:30pm PST
news, go to www.dw.dw. eastern. only on link tv. >> as the week began, german chancellor angela merkel delivered her new year's address to the nation. she reminded germans that challenges still lay ahead. merkel said achieving prosperity depended on both hard work and supporting societies weakest members -- supporting society's weakest members. >> we can see from the european sovereign debt crisis how important is balance is. the reforms we have agreed to are beginning to take effect. we still need a lot of patience. the crisis is far from over. >> the chancellor said more needed to be done to monitor international markets. she said the world had not yet learned enough from the financial crisis. >> ireland held a ceremony at dublin castle to mark the start of its presidency of the european union. the country has taken over the put -- the position from cyprus. ireland received an eu bailout two years ago. since then, it has won praise from brussels for its austerity measures. it is helping keep the cost of presidency down, budgeting for around 60 million euros. that is half of what was
LINKTV
Jan 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
. angela merkel focus most of her comments on the german economy and the need for economic growth to preserve jobs, while in the past she has talked about a third greek bailout, there are no such talks today. >> there is no reason for her to come up with another sensitive topic, especially not in times of the election. >> the next federal election is in september. that means she will do her best to steer clear of another bailout, which many see as inevitable for another nine months. >> the future of electronics is under one roof at the world's largest technology show in las vegas as they opened the door. more than 300 companies all showing off their latest gadgets and gizmos. i speak to j. gray, and we can go live to him. tell us what the highlights are. it is all about connectivity, isn't it? >> absolutely. you talk about the old truck hd television. they are making quite a splash. they convert into tablets. a lot of people are raging about these. it is really a continuation of technology, and especially when it comes to smartphones, everything you see here from the bike to compu
KCSMMHZ
Jan 22, 2013 2:30pm PST
, they culminated in two world wars. speaking at a news conference in berlin, german chancellor angela merkel and french president francois hollande talking about that. >> they promised to unveil proposals in the coming months and it is a big step forward dr. became to power pledging to reverse the plans that merkel had championed. >> it is the first time these bundestag has had a full parliament from another country here. the french president, hollande, recalled the original spirit leading to the historic relationship. >> young people are not only our future but also the reason for the policies that we are pursuing. >> young people in both of our countries have the uncomfortable good fortune that they have never had to experience in it. but peace and democracy. >> he also addressed the economic crisis in europe and chancellor merkel followed suit. she stressed it is necessary. >> what have we learned from 50 years of franco-german friendship? our greatest problems can be solved when we remind ourselves the value of peace and freedom. if we dare to except change. >> earlier, -- havoc with a t
LINKTV
Jan 25, 2013 5:30am PST
. they are necessary according to angela merkel in her speech yesterday. this is the novels, the world economic forum. the masters of the universe around me. -- this is double isdavos, -- this is davis, the world economic forum. the talk is that the north has money and is feeling of the south. let's speak to the managing director of the european stability fund. is the glass half full or half empty? what has changed over 12 months if anything? >> a lot of things have changed. it has affected the move in davos. a year ago, skepticism about the euro. today, people are happy with what they see. things have improved. there are reasons for that. it is not just a mood swing. there are a least cordial good reasons -- four good reasons. the countries in the south have made real adjustments. exports are growing. the fiscal deficits are getting smaller. that is adjustment of the national level nationthat is necessary. we have much tougher rules on how to coordinate our government policies. there was criticism about the design of the union in europe that monetary policies are the centralized. achilleas if we hav
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 88 (some duplicates have been removed)